As Syria humanitarian crisis grows, donors are in short supply
Oxfam and other aid groups have collected a fraction of what they seek. Americans' reluctance reflects the war's complexity and boosts Obama's arm's-length stance. WASHINGTON — Facing a growing humanitarian crisis, Oxfam, the international relief agency, set a goal in January of raising $53 million to aid victims of Syria's brutal civil war. So far, Americans have contributed $150,000.
Al-Qaeda leader Zawahiri issues audio recording on Syria
Al-Qaeda's leader, Egyptian born Ayman al-Zawahiri has issued an audio statement on the Syrian conflict, calling on Syrians to unite against Assad as well as the Americans.
Majority of Americans want US to stay out of Syria
A poll conducted by Reuters and Ipsos found that a majority of Americans do not want the Obama administration to get militarily involved in Syria's civil war.
Americans Say No to U.S. Intervention in Syria: Poll
Following the recent unproven accusations by certain Israeli and U.S. officials that the Syrian government may have used chemical weapons against rebel forces— a move which would cross the " red line " drawn by U.S.